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LONDON (JPS) — Former British Chief Rabbi Lord Jakobovits Sunday accused Israelis of living in "cloud-cuckoo-land" and advocated a functional division of Jerusalem, "if it were to lead to a genuine peace."

"Let the Palestinians fly their flag in the parts which they already occupy," he told the Sunday Telegraph. "It wouldn't mean shifting a single person from one area to another. There would be a relationship between the two authorities, but they would have their own mayor.

"Giving freedom to people and recognizing their national aspirations is a Jewish ideal."

Jakobovits also supported returning the Golan Heights to Syria. "Just as I can see no reason why there cannot be a Palestinian enclave within Jerusalem, if it were to lead to a genuine peace, I see no reason why…there should not be autonomous Jewish settlements in the Golan Heights under Syrian sovereignty."